Drawing triangles

Triangles are pretty diverse, coming in several flavors. These are scalene triangles, isosceles triangles, right triangles and equilateral triangles. Most of the time you’ll be dealing with one of the first two types of triangles, and these don’t require much more skill than just drawing a straight line. However, the …

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Drawing a Line

Drawing a straight line on a computer is one of the easiest things you can do in art software. Most programs have a tool for drawing a line, and many of those have an additional feature that allows you to make the line perfectly horizontal, vertical or diagonal with ease. …

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Drawing a Triangle

Note: this tutorial is about drawing triangles as a symbol, not drawing them in general. See this tutorial for that. Like the Square symbol, a Triangle symbol is just a triangular frame. However, making a triangle nestle in another triangle isn’t quite as simple as when you’re working with squares. …

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Drawing a Trefoil

Trefoils are pretty tough to draw. This isn’t so much because of the difficulty in getting the circles drawn neatly enough, but rather it’s because it’s very hard to get everything positioned properly. Fortunately, I’ve developed three ways to work around this. The first method is to use a grid. …

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Drawing a torch

Good old fashioned torches are really quite simple. The only trick to them is getting them proportioned and centered properly. Here’s how to draw a burning torch: Start by lightly drawing a rectangle that’s about three times higher than it is wide. Draw a line across the rectangle so that …

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Drawing a Tau Cross

You probably have to make an effort to get easier than this design. Your only concern here is the proportions, and that’s what this tutorial will take care of. Here’s all you need to do for this design: Lightly draw a square. Mark off the central fifth of the top …

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Drawing a Sun, Moon and Stars

This design involves measuring a lot of angles, but it’s otherwise a walk in the park. Here’s all you need to do: Start the design by drawing two circles a short distance apart. Turn the left circle into a proper moon by adding an arc. To make the sun, add …

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Drawing a Star of David

This may look extremely complicated, but it turns out it’s very easy to draw. It’s just two Creator Stars placed together. Here’s how to draw this design: Start out by drawing one Creator’s Star. Lightly draw a diagonal line from the rectangle’s corner, then draw lines of the same length …

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Drawing Saint Peter’s Cross

St. Peter’s Cross is simply a Latin Cross drawn upside down. To draw one you can work it out from the Latin Cross tutorial or just follow the steps below. For a quick and easy method, use a grid and follow this pattern: If you’re not using a grid, here’s …

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